Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 180 156
Rank change year-on-year -39 -24 -45
Contract jobs citing HP 553 614 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.50% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.93% 3.48% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 396 489
London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £150 £178 £213
90th Percentile £531 £543 £550
England median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -0.07% -6.60% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 37
London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £21.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -31.74% +9.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.75 £12.42
90th Percentile £47.83 £25.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% -32.56% +30.30%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,857 17,633 17,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.18% 42.98% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,919 11,763 11,824
London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £267 £255
90th Percentile £650 £632 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 286 314
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.27 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +11.92% +7.95%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.80 £50.63 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.88%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -32 100 £375 -11.76% 26
West London -44 25 £306 +53.13% 23
South London -47 17 £400 +183.19% 1
East London -36 8 £130 -52.73% 6
North London -5 2 - -
HP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 259 (46.84%) Windows
2 176 (31.83%) Active Directory
3 175 (31.65%) VMware
4 135 (24.41%) Cisco
5 131 (23.69%) Microsoft
6 108 (19.53%) Citrix
6 108 (19.53%) Windows Server
7 101 (18.26%) Finance
8 98 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 92 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (16.46%) Firewall
11 89 (16.09%) Linux
12 84 (15.19%) Dell
13 81 (14.65%) ITIL
14 80 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 78 (14.10%) Windows 7
16 77 (13.92%) SQL
17 73 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 73 (13.20%) Data Centre
18 72 (13.02%) JIRA
19 69 (12.48%) SCCM
20 67 (12.12%) DNS
21 66 (11.93%) SAN
22 65 (11.75%) HP Quality Center
23 64 (11.57%) MS Exchange
24 63 (11.39%) Unix
25 61 (11.03%) Test Automation
26 59 (10.67%) Security Cleared
27 58 (10.49%) Banking
28 53 (9.58%) Microsoft Office

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.98%) IIS
4 18 (3.25%) Confluence
5 11 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.63%) Apache
7 8 (1.45%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.08%) CMS
8 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.72%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.54%) JBoss
11 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 53 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.16%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.72%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.72%) Vectorworks
6 3 (0.54%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.36%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.36%) Revit
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (2.89%) RMDS
2 8 (1.45%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.54%) Exstream
4 3 (0.54%) Kondor
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Eikon
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.14%) Office 365
2 34 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.27%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.72%) IaaS
6 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.54%) GitHub
6 3 (0.54%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) G Suite
7 2 (0.36%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 91 (16.46%) Firewall
2 67 (12.12%) DNS
3 66 (11.93%) SAN
4 53 (9.58%) DHCP
5 48 (8.68%) TCP/IP
6 47 (8.50%) VPN
7 43 (7.78%) WAN
8 42 (7.59%) SSL
9 31 (5.61%) LAN
10 27 (4.88%) Internet
11 25 (4.52%) iSCSI
12 23 (4.16%) MPLS
12 23 (4.16%) NAS
12 23 (4.16%) Wireless
13 21 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
13 21 (3.80%) IPsec
14 20 (3.62%) OSPF
15 19 (3.44%) BGP
16 17 (3.07%) 3G
17 15 (2.71%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.45%) Big Data
4 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.08%) Apache Hive
5 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.54%) Sqoop
8 3 (0.54%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.36%) GIS
9 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (13.02%) JIRA
2 34 (6.15%) Selenium
3 32 (5.79%) LoadRunner
4 23 (4.16%) JMeter
5 22 (3.98%) WebDriver
6 21 (3.80%) HP UFT
7 19 (3.44%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.25%) SoapUI
9 13 (2.35%) Maven
10 12 (2.17%) Subversion
11 10 (1.81%) Ant
11 10 (1.81%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.81%) TestRail
12 9 (1.63%) CruiseControl
12 9 (1.63%) Hudson
13 8 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.27%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.27%) Build Forge
14 7 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (18.26%) Finance
2 58 (10.49%) Banking
3 25 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 8 (1.45%) Publishing
5 7 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.27%) Marketing
5 7 (1.27%) Retail
6 6 (1.08%) Front Office
7 5 (0.90%) Back Office
7 5 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.72%) Billing
8 4 (0.72%) Legal
8 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.54%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 113 (20.43%) Analyst
2 53 (9.58%) Support Engineer
3 46 (8.32%) Test Analyst
4 40 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (6.87%) Desktop Support
6 37 (6.69%) Network Engineer
7 34 (6.15%) Consultant
8 26 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (4.52%) Test Manager
10 24 (4.34%) Administrator
10 24 (4.34%) Windows Engineer
11 22 (3.98%) Architect
12 20 (3.62%) Desktop Engineer
13 19 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (3.44%) Service Analyst
14 18 (3.25%) Test Leader
14 18 (3.25%) Tester
15 17 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
15 17 (3.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 17 (3.07%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.34%) Web Services
2 17 (3.07%) SOAP
3 14 (2.53%) XML
4 9 (1.63%) HTML
5 7 (1.27%) LDAP
5 7 (1.27%) REST
5 7 (1.27%) X-Windows
6 6 (1.08%) .NET
6 6 (1.08%) 802.1X
6 6 (1.08%) Gherkin
6 6 (1.08%) WPF
7 5 (0.90%) CSS
8 4 (0.72%) JSON
8 4 (0.72%) WSDL
9 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.54%) J2EE
9 3 (0.54%) Middleware
9 3 (0.54%) Rendezvous
9 3 (0.54%) RESTful
10 2 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.97%) Clustering
4 28 (5.06%) Replication
5 24 (4.34%) Blackberry
6 21 (3.80%) EMC VMAX
7 18 (3.25%) EMC VNX
8 15 (2.71%) PKI
9 9 (1.63%) iPad
9 9 (1.63%) iPhone
10 8 (1.45%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.27%) EMC Centera
11 7 (1.27%) EMC VNXe
11 7 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
11 7 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.08%) HP Superdome
12 6 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 259 (46.84%) Windows
2 108 (19.53%) Windows Server
3 89 (16.09%) Linux
4 80 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (14.10%) Windows 7
6 73 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (11.39%) Unix
8 38 (6.87%) Windows 10
9 33 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (5.79%) Solaris
11 30 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (4.16%) Windows XP
13 17 (3.07%) Windows 8
14 14 (2.53%) Windows 2000
15 13 (2.35%) Apple iOS
16 12 (2.17%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.81%) Android
18 9 (1.63%) AIX
19 7 (1.27%) Mac OS
19 7 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (14.65%) ITIL
3 61 (11.03%) Test Automation
4 53 (9.58%) Service Management
5 51 (9.22%) Change Management
6 42 (7.59%) Migration
7 35 (6.33%) Project Management
8 34 (6.15%) Scrum
9 32 (5.79%) SDLC
9 32 (5.79%) Test Management
9 32 (5.79%) Waterfall
10 30 (5.42%) Test Scripting
11 29 (5.24%) Configuration Management
12 28 (5.06%) Functional Testing
13 27 (4.88%) Regression Testing
14 25 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
14 25 (4.52%) Performance Testing
15 24 (4.34%) Problem Management
16 23 (4.16%) Software Testing
17 22 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 77 (13.92%) SQL
2 45 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 35 (6.33%) Python
4 32 (5.79%) Java
5 19 (3.44%) C#
6 18 (3.25%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 12 (2.17%) C
8 11 (1.99%) Perl
8 11 (1.99%) VBScript
9 10 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.63%) Jython
11 7 (1.27%) VB
12 4 (0.72%) C++
13 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.36%) AWK
14 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.18%) F#
15 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.87%) Degree
3 36 (6.51%) ISTQB
4 31 (5.61%) DV Cleared
4 31 (5.61%) ISEB
5 29 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (3.80%) CCNP
8 21 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (3.80%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.89%) MCSE
10 12 (2.17%) MCSA
11 9 (1.63%) CCNA
12 7 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.27%) HP ASE
12 7 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.08%) MCITP
14 5 (0.90%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.70%) QA
2 25 (4.52%) SLA
3 16 (2.89%) PMO
4 9 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 176 (31.83%) Active Directory
2 98 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (7.05%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.05%) vSphere
5 29 (5.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (3.44%) XenApp
8 15 (2.71%) XenDesktop
9 14 (2.53%) NFS
9 14 (2.53%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.63%) BitLocker
10 9 (1.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 8 (1.45%) Firmware
12 7 (1.27%) SRDF
13 4 (0.72%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.72%) iptables
14 3 (0.54%) IAG
14 3 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (12.48%) SCCM
2 65 (11.75%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (4.34%) NetBackup
4 17 (3.07%) SCOM
5 13 (2.35%) Backup Exec
5 13 (2.35%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
6 12 (2.17%) Netcool
6 12 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (2.17%) Puppet
6 12 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (1.99%) Nagios
8 10 (1.81%) EMC VPLEX
8 10 (1.81%) vCenter Server
8 10 (1.81%) vRealize
9 9 (1.63%) OpenView
10 8 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (1.27%) EMC TimeFinder
11 7 (1.27%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (31.65%) VMware
2 135 (24.41%) Cisco
3 131 (23.69%) Microsoft
4 108 (19.53%) Citrix
5 84 (15.19%) Dell
6 52 (9.40%) Oracle
7 51 (9.22%) IBM
8 43 (7.78%) 3PAR
9 42 (7.59%) NetApp
10 37 (6.69%) Juniper
11 33 (5.97%) EMC
12 32 (5.79%) SolarWinds
13 29 (5.24%) CheckPoint
14 27 (4.88%) Veritas
15 24 (4.34%) Reuters
16 23 (4.16%) Brocade
17 22 (3.98%) Bloomberg
18 21 (3.80%) McAfee
19 20 (3.62%) Apple
20 17 (3.07%) Red Hat